And the winner is . . .

Congratulations to Matt Ettus, President and Founder of Ettus Research, for his tremendous accomplishment on winning the International Achievement Award

“The Forum International Achievement Award is presented to an individual, group of individuals, or organization, that made significant contributions to international furtherance or acceptance of Software Defined or Cognitive Radio,” Lee Pucker, CEO of the Wireless Innovation Forum. “Through Ettus Research, now a part of National Instruments, Matt Ettus has been an influential driver of innovation in the Software Defined Radio community since he released the first Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) in January of 2005 with GNU Radio software support. Over the past year, Matt has made significant contributions to the international SDR community with one of the most novel being RF NoC, an innovative network-on-chip based programming architecture that enables flexible and instantly reconfigurable FPGA acceleration for radio designers. This new approach improves the modularity of FPGA IP, improving reuse across designs.”


“This award truly represents the innovation that the Ettus Research team strives for. I am deeply honored by this recognition and could not be more proud to be a part of this group of esteemed colleagues,” said Matt Ettus.  “I look forward to what the rest of 2015 has in store.” 

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